Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# .NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 141 117
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 70 45 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.97% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.03% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 77
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +4.62% +1.96%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £275
90th Percentile £410 £475 £403
England median daily rate £425 £380 £369
% change year-on-year +11.84% +3.05% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.91% -7.37%
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,796 4,380 5,891
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.64% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,911 2,754 3,508
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £234
90th Percentile £575 £544 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 197 224
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.41 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +9.37% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.42 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.87 £50.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +11 28 £375 +15.38% 7
Coventry -17 18 £356 -10.94% 7
Birmingham +7 12 £325 -23.53% 16
Solihull -1 4 - - 2
Warwickshire +4 1 - - 3
Walsall -1 1 £310 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) C#
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
3 42 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (44.29%) .NET Framework
6 30 (42.86%) MVC
7 29 (41.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (37.14%) SQL
9 23 (32.86%) Web Services
10 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (28.57%) NoSQL
13 18 (25.71%) HTML
14 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
15 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
15 16 (22.86%) jQuery
15 16 (22.86%) CSS
16 15 (21.43%) TDD
17 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
17 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (20.00%) Docker
18 13 (18.57%) Redis
19 12 (17.14%) RESTful
19 12 (17.14%) WPF
19 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
20 11 (15.71%) DB2
20 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (15.71%) Teradata

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.57%) Serverless
3 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.86%) Azure Functions
4 2 (2.86%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (18.57%) Redis
5 11 (15.71%) DB2
5 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
7 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.86%) AccuRev
3 9 (12.86%) JIRA
4 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.29%) NUnit
6 2 (2.86%) MSTest
6 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) GitLab
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (44.29%) .NET Framework
4 23 (32.86%) Web Services
5 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (25.71%) HTML
7 17 (24.29%) Entity Framework
8 16 (22.86%) AngularJS
8 16 (22.86%) CSS
8 16 (22.86%) jQuery
9 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (17.14%) RESTful
10 12 (17.14%) WPF
11 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (14.29%) WinForms
13 8 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (10.00%) .NET Core
14 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (10.00%) WCF
15 5 (7.14%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) MVC
3 15 (21.43%) TDD
4 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.86%) BDD
6 9 (12.86%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) Kanban
7 7 (10.00%) SOLID
8 6 (8.57%) Microservices
8 6 (8.57%) Web Development
9 4 (5.71%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (5.71%) Logistics
9 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.29%) CRM
10 3 (4.29%) Migration
11 2 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
8 1 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Teradata
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.43%) Informatica
4 1 (1.43%) Mercator
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Telerik